PSP 018: Beyond Picky Eating: When Anxiety and OCD Leads to Selective Eating Disorder

Learn how anxiety and/or OCD can cause Selective Eating Disorder.

 Kids are picky eaters, but some kids take picky eating to a new level. Has your child moved beyond picky and into the realm of a Selective Eating Disorder? Kids with anxiety, OCD or sensitivities will often have major issues with food. Learn the most common causes for extreme picky eating and what approaches you can take to help your child.

Summary of Podcast:

Kids can be picky eaters, but some kids can be anxious eaters. Learn how anxiety and OCD can impact a child’s eating and what you can do about it.

In this episode you will learn:

Common causes of eating issues (Selective Eating Disorder) in children with anxiety and/or OCD 

Sensory and oral defensiveness issues versus anxiety and OCD related issues that cause Selective Eating Disorder.

The best ways to help kids overcome eating issues.



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